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Media psychology 101

Author: Christopher J Ferguson
Publisher: New York [New York] : Springer Publishing Company, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, [2016] 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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The book critically examines research from cognitive, social, developmental, biological, and evolutionary approaches to psychology and addresses the interplay between media consumption and viewer behavior in such realms as advertising, body image, sex, and violence. Distinguished by its examination of research from a scientifically objective position, the book offers students not only current knowledge of media  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ferguson, Christopher J.
Media psychology 101.
New York [New York] : Springer Publishing Company, [2016]
(DLC) 2015016538
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher J Ferguson
ISBN: 9780826196743 0826196748 9781785398674 1785398679
OCLC Number: 959057825
Description: 1 online resource (20 entries) : 3 images
Contents: Society and media through history --
Theories and methods of media effects --
Advertising effects --
The boob tube: media and academic achievement --
Media addiction --
Banned books --
Media and body dissatisfaction --
Media and sexual behavior --
Race and the media --
Crime in the news --
Television/movie violence research --
Video game violence research --
Pornography --
Social media --
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Responsibility: Christopher J. Ferguson, PhD.

Abstract:

The book critically examines research from cognitive, social, developmental, biological, and evolutionary approaches to psychology and addresses the interplay between media consumption and viewer behavior in such realms as advertising, body image, sex, and violence. Distinguished by its examination of research from a scientifically objective position, the book offers students not only current knowledge of media psychology but also the tools to challenge commonly held assumptions from popular advocacy andideology.

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